Roger Buchko

Born: Wed., Oct. 16, 1963
Died: Wed., Nov. 25, 2020

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Wed., Dec. 09, 2020
Location: Ss. Philip & St. James Catholic Church

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Roger Buchko, 57, of Greenwich Township, N.J., formerly of Lopatcong Township, N.J., passed away on November 25, 2020.


Born October 16, 1963 in Perth Amboy, N.J., Roger was a son of Robert J. Buchko (wife, Judy Farr) of Cliffwood, N.J., and the late Joan (Kertesz) Buchko.


Roger graduated Middlesex High School in 1981. A master woodworking craftsman, he co-founded B&B Custom Cabinets in Middlesex, N.J., and later worked as a carpenter. 


In Roger’s earlier days, when he wasn’t playing darts or shooting pool, he could be found fishing down the shore, at the Musconetcong River or Merrill Creek Reservoir. He also had a passion for mechanics and enjoyed modifying trucks, mini choppers, and go carts.

In addition to his father, Roger is survived by a sister, Christine Visciano; an aunt Betty Kertesz; two uncles, Paul and Michael Kertesz; his beloved nephew Rob Buchko (Robbie to his Uncle Roger), and many friends including Dr. Ana Gomes and her family. Roger is pre-deceased by his brother Robert, who passed away in 1994.

Visitation will be held 9:00-10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 9th in St. Philip and St. James Roman Catholic Church, 426 S. Main Street, Phillipsburg, N.J. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Funeral arrangements: Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home, 289 South Main St, Phillipsburg, NJ.


Donations towards funeral expenses can be sent directly to the funeral home or given through a GoFundMe account.



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